michigan Legislative Alerts

Repeal prevailing wage mandate

May 13, 2015

On behalf of more than 100,000 Americans for Prosperity activists across Michigan, I write in strong support of Senate Bills 1, 2, and 3, which would repeal the state’s outdated and costly “prevailing wage” statute. Simply put, these bills represent an enormous opportunity for the Michigan legislature to protect taxpayers, control government spending, and strengthen a fair and free market in our state.

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Americans for Prosperity Announces New Michigan State Director

May 20, 2015

Starting June 1st, Pete Lund will lead grassroots advocacy for spending restraint, lower taxes, and increased economic freedom LANSING – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) today announced new Michigan State Director Pete Lund. A Michigan native, professor, small business owner, and former state representative, Pete brings a wealth of experience to the role. Beginning next month, Pete […]

Americans for Prosperity: Prevailing Wage Repeal “Enormous Opportunity”

May 13, 2015

“Repealing the prevailing wage law protects taxpayers, controls government spending, and strengthens a fair and free market” Lansing, Mich. – The grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today applauded the Michigan Competitiveness Committee for voting to repeal the state’s prevailing wage mandates. Annie Patnaude, the Michigan chapter’s deputy state director, issued the following statement: “The Michigan […]

Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof Shows Courage, Principle in Testimony Before Indiana Lawmakers on Prevailing Wage Repeal

March 31, 2015

“Prevailing wage laws drive up costs for taxpayers,” group says. Lansing, Mich.– The grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity today thanked Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof for his leadership and commitment to repealing Michigan’s prevailing wage law. Annie Patnaude, the Michigan chapter’s deputy state director, issued the following statement on the heels of testimony by […]

AFP Throws Support Behind Bill to End Film Subsidies

March 11, 2015

It’s taxpayer-funded handouts for Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, tax relief or other important priorities for Michigan families and businesses. Spending millions of dollars on Hollywood subsidies at a time when our state budget is already stretched thin, makes for bad policy and bad politics.

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